Industry Spotlight: 8 steps towards faster, more accurate QA

Techniques such as pair programming and peer code reviews, among others, can improve the quality of software, but defects will always slip through the cracks.The aim of QA is to help your development team move faster while delivering accurate, actionable test results, and ultimately ship a higher quality product more quickly. This is a guide … continue reading

Git’er done: SCM system keeps developers and projects on track

With software configuration management (SCM), gone are the days when developers would email their code changes back and forth, waiting patiently for review. SCM has certainly changed the process for code review, feedback and collaboration, but it is the rise of distributed version control systems like Git that allow software teams to work faster than … continue reading

CollabNet updates TeamForge for collaborative enterprise software development

CollabNet is updating its agile, ALM and enterprise version control platform to provide more scalability and flexibility to developers. The company announced TeamForge 17.4 with source code and version control improvements, greater customization, support for high availability, easier installation and SAML 2.0 integration. “We are continually improving TeamForge to make it the best solution on … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Perforce acquisition of Seapine ‘a perfect fit’

“Hey, you got version control in my ALM.” “No, YOU got ALM in my version control!” And so it came to be, source-code-management provider Perforce late last year finalized the acquisition of Seapine and its ALM suite. “The vision is to move into broader ALM,” Perforce CEO Janet Dryer told me during a call with … continue reading

Git 2.9 released

The latest version of the open-source distributed version-control system Git is now available. Git 2.9 features new features, enhancements and bug fixes. In the latest version, Git aims to make submodules faster and more flexible than before. In the last release, the team gave users the option to fetch submodules in parallel in order to … continue reading

Perforce Software acquired by Summit Partners

Perforce Software, maker of the eponymous enterprise version-control system and platform, was acquired today by private equity firm Summit Partners. The Alameda, Calif.-based software company’s founder and CEO, Christopher Seiwald, is also handing over the CEO reins to Janet Dryer, former CEO of HelpSystems. “Watching Perforce grow from a personal project to a global business … continue reading

Git turns 10

Git is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. The distributed version control system, created by Linus Torvalds, debuted in April 2005, and since then it has been providing teams of all sizes with easier code reviews, flexible workflows and cost-effective local branching, according to Eric Wittman, general manager of developer tools at Atlassian. “Git provides a lot … continue reading

A blended approach to managing data

Making the case for version control, testing environments and continuous integration when it comes to software development these days is a no brainer. But when it comes to the data behind your important applications, life-cycle management and data flow automation are still new ideas struggling to find their place in the market. That doesn’t mean, … continue reading

Snirt Labs re-imagines SCM

When it comes to collaborating on projects, developers often use version control systems such as Git, Perforce, Subversion and Mercurial. The problem is, not every person on the team is a developer and there are no good user-friendly ways for non-developers to use version control, according to Russ Peardon, cofounder and CTO of Snirt Labs. … continue reading

HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com